The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – February 2017

 

 

Friday 3rd

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Holy Eucharist

 

 

SUNDAY 5th February

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple – Candlemas

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Candlemas Ceremonies & Procession

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 94, 2, 231 (t. Daily), 80 (omit *)

Plainsong                We have waited, O God

Adrian Batten        Short Service                         Ps 24 (73)

Tomás Luis de Victoria          Nunc dimittis tertii toni

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Fugue in A minor, K385e

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 244, 360

Thomas Tunnard Responses                                 Pss 122 & 132

George Dyson in F

Samuel Sebastian Wesley Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace

 

SUNDAY 12th February           Septuagesima

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 290, 391, 318, 438

Herbert Sumsion in F                                     Ps 119, 1-8 (297)

Thomas Attwood                   Teach me, O Lord

Eugène Gigout                      Toccata in B minor

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 577, 267

Richard Ayleward Responses                Ps 13 (Clark, Goss)

Herbert Brewer in Eb

Charles Villiers Stanford       O for a closer walk with God

 

Tuesday 14th Cyril (869), Monk & Missionary, and Methodius (885), Bishop & Missionary

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 115

J. H. Arnold            A Plain Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Lead me, Lord      Hymn 220

 

SUNDAY 19th February           Sexagesima: Creation Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 250, 251 (ii), 254, 556

Antonio Lotti         Missa brevis      Ps 136, 1-9 & 26-28 (359)

Adrian Batten        O sing joyfully

Bernardo Pasquini Toccata

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 431, 258 (t.171)

Humphrey Clucas Responses                                Ps 148 (265)

Ernest J. Moeran in D

Ralph Vaughan Williams       Let all the world

 

6.00pm Informal Evening Service

 

Tuesday 21st

No Choral Evensong – Choir Half Term

 

SUNDAY 26th February

Quinquagesima: Transfiguration Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 2, 248, 435, 491

John Richards in E minor                                      Ps 2 (27)

Ian Parrott              Surely, the Lord is in this place

William Mathias                     Postlude

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 544, 392

William Reynolds Responses                Ps 84 (Parry)

William Mathias                     The St Davids Service

Meirion Wynn Jones             O Ddewi Sanctaidd

 

Shrove Tuesday 28th    David (6th Century), Bishop, Patron Saint of Wales – Dewi (6ed Ganrif), Esgob, Nawddsant Cymru

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers

John Sanders Responses                                        Ps 92

Charles Hylton Stewart in C

John Harper           Bless, O Lord, us thy servants

Hymn: Lord, who in thy perfect wisdom (Blaenwern)

 

Ash Wednesday 1st March

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.45pm Lunchtime Service

7.00pm Choral Eucharist, with Imposition of Ashes

Hymns: 95, 98, 96 (ii), 621

John Ireland in C                                                   Ps 51, 1-17

Philip Marshall       The Litany

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Wash me throughly

Henry Purcell        Thou knowest, Lord

 

SUNDAY 5th March    First Sunday of Lent

11.00am Choral Eucharist

 

3.30pm Choral Evensong, with Collation of Canons at Brecon Cathedral

 

NB There will be no Evensong at St Mary’s today

 

 

 

 

Weekly Service Pattern

Sundays

11.00am Choral Eucharist

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Tuesdays

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid (4th Tuesday of each month)

5.30pm Choral Evensong

Wednesdays

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.45pm Lunchtime Service

Fridays and Saturdays

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

(except 1st Friday of each month)

 

 

Opportunities for

New Choristers

 

We are keen to welcome and encourage a new intake of junior singers (aged 7 upwards) from across the City and County of Swansea to join our Boys’ Choir

and Girl Choristers

and to receive a free, professional cathedral-style choral training

 

 

Please contact

Dr William Reynolds, Director of Music

01792 467606

www.swanseastmary.co.uk